Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is a unique ministry-through-investment organization that offers Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod members the opportunity to invest their money, earn interest, and help build LCMS churches and schools at the same time.

LCEF - Central Region serves Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod organizations and members in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Learn more about LCEF at


Iowa District West 2013 Scholarship Winner Announced

Katherine Vogel

Katherine Vogel

Drumroll please... Congratulations $1,000 LCEF Iowa District West Scholarship winner Katherine Vogel! Katherine is a high school senior and a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manning, Iowa. She plans on attending Concordia - Nebraska in the fall. Congrats Katherine!

Stay tuned, we have six more scholarships to announce through the month of May. We sincerely appreciate ALL of our LCEF Scholarship applicants. This year we had 120 students apply for the seven awards. It has been very difficult to choose from so many spiritual and servant-minded students. Please remember to check this site when our 2014 LCEF Scholarship applications are posted in January. Upperclassmen are always encouraged to apply.